Arroyo Research Services is pleased to invite applications for new positions in our growing national migrant education services practice: a Tennessee Migrant Education Program Recruiter, and a Tennessee Migrant Education Program Part-Time Summer Services Tutor/Advocate for Out-of-School Youth. The Migrant Education Program (MEP) is a program established by the United State Department of Education. Arroyo Research Services is responsible for the implementing major components of the statewide Migrant Education Program in the state of Tennessee. The fundamental purpose of the program is to remove barriers to academic success for migrant children (ages 3-21) and promote academic achievement.
Arroyo Research Services is an education professional services firm that uses the tools of social science to help school districts, state departments of education, universities and education organizations achieve the highest standards of educational excellence and equity. Our services include research, measurement and evaluation, strategic planning, technical assistance, and migrant education program support. Our work includes programs designed to advance educational outcomes for underrepresented youth from birth through college, serve migrant youth and families, build optimal health among teens, increase STEM learning and educational attainment, and promote STEM-related innovation. Based in Asheville, North Carolina, the firm was founded in 2005 in Los Angeles.
Who We Serve
We care most about projects that seek positive social change through educational programs. These include programs designed to improve educational outcomes for the children of migrant farm workers, providing a pathway to and success in university STEM programs and careers, promoting women in technology, achieving optimal health among teens in distressed communities, and ensuring access to culturally responsive teaching of mathematics and science. Recent clients include the State Education Agencies of Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky , Maine, Maryland, Mississippi, Montana, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, and Virginia; school districts including Fairfax County Public Schools (VA), Hillsborough County Public Schools (FL), Columbus and Dayton Public Schools (OH), Baltimore County Public Schools (MD), and Socorro Independent School District (TX); organizations that include The Gallup Organization, Learning Forward, Hudson Alpha Institute for Biotechnology, Strada Education Network, and Reach Virginia; and universities including California State University, Fullerton, University of South Florida, University of Virginia, State University of New York and others. Our work is funded by the National Science Foundation, U.S. Department of Education, National Institutes of Health, Department of Defense Education Activity, the Sandler Family Foundation, Apple Federal Credit Union Education Foundation and others.
Work at Arroyo is both collaborative and independent. You work with a remote team with diverse experience across the United States. Team members are equipped as professionals with the computers, software, phones and connectivity to succeed. We use a variety of industry standard communication, project management and analysis tools including Google Workspace, Zoom, Microsoft Office, Asana, Harvest, R statistics, and others. You will receive regular feedback on your work designed to help you grow as a professional.
Who Should Apply
Arroyo Research Services is committed to inclusion and diversity and is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, Veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics. DACA recipients are encouraged to apply.